Gregory Curtis

Gregory Curtis was born in Corpus Christi and raised in Kansas City, Missouri. He received a BA in English from Rice University and a master’s in English from San Francisco State College. While in San Francisco, he ran a very small printing and publishing company. He became a staff writer for Texas Monthly in 1972, just as the magazine was launched, and was promoted to editor in 1981, a position he held until 2000. In addition to Texas Monthly, he has written for the New York Times, New York Times magazine, Rolling Stone, Fortune, and Time. Curtis is the author of The Cave Painters and Disarmed: The Story of Venus DeMilo. He lives in Austin and is an adequate equestrian and aspiring magician.

Stories

Behind the Lines

Muddling along in Dallas.

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A monument to everything money can buy.

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Winners of Dallas, at ease!

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Turn right for heaven.

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Labor’s nuke.

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The testing of a test.

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The road into town

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The dupe’s triumph.

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A tilt of the axis.

A suburb sees the future and grits its teeth.

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Clap, clap, clap, clap.

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The proud and promising Froggies.

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